Renault Lodgy MPV launched in India, Priced from Rs. 8.19 Lakh
Renault India, the French automaker finally introduced its much-anticipated Lodgy MPV in the country with prices ranging from Rs.8.19 lakh- Rs.11.79 lakh (Ex-showroom, New Delhi). The 7/8 seater Lodgy comes powered by the same tried and tested engine powering the Duster (1.5-litre K9K diesel mill) and is offered in two states of tune -85 PS and 110 PS, mated to 6-speed manual transmission. It is available in a total of seven variants.
In the international markets, the MPV is sold under the name of Dacia Lodgy but in the Indian market, it’s been rebadged as Renault Lodgy. The Renault Lodgy offers a spacious cabin with a wheelbase of 2,810 mm. As it is available as a 7-seater or 8-seater vehicle, the 7-seater features bucket seats for the second row passengers while the 8-seater will offer a flat second row seat for three passengers.
Feature wise, the Renault Lodgy is equipped with power steering, air conditioner and safety features like ABS and EBD. However, its base variant doesn’t get the chrome inserts, which one can notice, through the images. Its top-end variant offers dual-airbags, touchscreen infotainment system with GPS navigation and display for the rear view camera, which has parking sensors. 8-way height adjusting driver’s seat, Multi-function steering wheel and cruise control are also a part of the package.
One thing you are sure to get attracted to, is that in the Renault Lodgy, its second and third row can be folded completely in order to make way for 1861 litres of loading space which otherwise is just 207 litres. Its roof rails can also carry up to 80 kgs of weight, especially designed considering the Indian market.
The Renault Lodgy is fuel efficient too. The company claims that the Lodgy MPV delivers a fuel efficiency of 21.04 kmpl (85PS variant) and 19.98 kmpl (110PS variant). The MPV is being locally manufactured at the Renault-Nissan facility in Oragadam, Chennai; and will rival the likes of Toyota Innova, Honda Mobilio and others in the segment.
Variant- wise Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi):
85 PS Model
– STD 85 PS- INR 8.19 lakh
– RxE 85 PS- INR 8.99 lakh
– RxL 85 PS- INR 9.59 lakh
– RxZ 85 PS- INR 10.89 lakh
110 PS Model
– RxL 110 PS – INR 10.09 lakh
– RxZ 110 PS 8-Seater- INR 11.49 lakh
– RxZ 110 PS 7-Seater- INR 11.79 lakh
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